What is Cases 101 Medical Research Competition?
It is a scientific competition in its first version presented by the medical project Cases101 targeting students across the medical field whether in universities or institutes, all student are candidates for this competition, their participation will be by submitting a paper on any medical topic of interest.
The application will be submitted through a registration form in which there will be an area where the participant proposes a brief introduction on the subject in a summary of no more than 200 words.
The participants then pass through the first phase, which will be sorted and filtered according to UCLAN standards …From here, 25 participants will be selected to advance onto the second stage.
In the second phase, participants begin the journey by entering a workshop, that will increase the experience of the participants and widen their research aspect. A certificate of appreciation will be given by Libya Centre to those who complete the requirements of these workshops. Meanwhile the participants would have put together the fundamentals and bases that would be covered in their paper, this phase would last two months at least.
The transition from this stage to the third stage is carried out by qualified doctors with great experience in the field of research. They will evaluate the research submitted by the participants and then choose the best six.
The six participants will make a simple visual presentation for the final day where the remaining 19 will display posters across the venue. Of the six, the top three will be chosen as winners. There will be valuable prizes for winners and for all 25 contestants.
- Monetary prizes .
- A certificate of appreciation from the referees.
- The opportunity to publish the paper on the website within the 101Space program.
Important Notes for The Research Paper:
1) A brief, clear introduction is very important at the beginning of your search.
- The introduction should be a conclusive of the scientific research and a clear presentation of the research objective.
- It shouldn’t exceed 200 words.
2) Correct grammar, punctuation and language should be used.
3) Avoid plagiarism by citing the source of the information, and not using words quoted directly from the source. (Usually if you take three or more words directly from another source, these words should be enclosed in quotation marks).
4) You should mention the sources of evidence, facts and topics discussed in the search, mentioning the sources increases the strength of your search and arguments on the subject, so make sure that the sources are reliable. * For example, Wikipedia is not a reliable source and may contain pseudoscience* avoid that by using more reliable scientific sources.
5) Make sure your paper is well organized by:
- Making sure the text must be written in a clear and concise academic manner; it should not be descriptive in nature or uses everyday language.
- Check to make sure that you’ve covered all important and relevant texts.
- If the paper is branched it should be supported by sub-headings for easy reading and understanding.
6) Try to support your paper by using opinion polls, statistics and graphs in addition to pictures if necessary.
7) When finished: Read your work out loud. This way you will be able to specify where punctuation is needed to indicate pauses or sections within sentences, grammatical errors, or if the sentences are unclear.
1) Is it possible to submit an old paper?
Answer: No, it should be a new research and used for the first time in this competition.
2) Is it possible to use one reference in a search?
Answer: No, you should refer to more than one reliable source to verify that the information is correct.
3) Is it acceptable to participate with a paper in Arabic?
Answer: No, it must be in English.
4) Do I have to be professionally familiar with research papers?
Answer: No, following the notes and guidelines in this manual with the workshops that will be held will be enough.
5) Is it possible to participate collectively with more than one participant under one subject?
Answer: No, the subscription must be individual.
6) Is the participation open to all degrees, including master’s or doctorate?
Answer: No, the target of this competition are undergraduate students.
7) What is the nature of the research to be presented?
Answer: a scientific research paper “Review” and not a study nor statistics.